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How to Wire Auxiliary Reverse lights that come on in reverse


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Hey guys,

This video shows you how to wire auxiliary reverse lights so that they come on when you put the truck into reverse. I know wiring scares some people but it really isnt that bad.

Let me know what you think of my setup!

 


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Nice write-up. My problem is a location to put the lights. I have a tow bar and trying to find someplace to mount lights is a pain.
 




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Nice write-up. My problem is a location to put the lights. I have a tow bar and trying to find someplace to mount lights is a pain.
Even with a tow bar, these lights fit where I put them. I am planning on getting a tow bar so that is why I put them where I did.
 




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thanks for the great write up i just did mine today and they work great so far ill post ome pics as soon as it gets dark
 




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Great video!

Been thinking about doing the same thing and your video shows how easy it is.
:thumbsup:
 




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here are a few pics of mine all set up and working these are 5 inch masionte lights

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Been thinking about doing the same thing and your video shows how easy it is.
:thumbsup:
It really is not bad at all. It was a lot of fun to do and the results are the best part!

here are a few pics of mine all set up and working these are 5 inch masionte lights
Those look awesome! Nice work!
 




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I don't like the mounting position of those lights, wouldn't they hit if you drag your arse out of a ditch?

I've thought of mounting reversing lights on the bolts that go through the hatch glass. I haven't looked too closely at it though.

You could tap the reverse wire on the factory tow loom.

When tapping a wire, I prefer the cut the wire and slip a piece of heat shrink tube on then solder all 3 wire ends together then shrink the tube over the join.
 




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